Dec 14, 2012 9:00pm PST
the sandy hook elementary ask full of kids concerned about christmas. then at 9:40 am shots rang out. >> all units the individual that i have on the phone continuing to hear what he believes to be gunfire. >>reporter: inside little kids are under attack. >> heard this racket at our classroom. >>reporter: horrible things happening. teachers make sure they are safe and then do the unimaginable. >> what did the teacher do the then. >> she read us some books and we talked about things and played little games in there. >>reporter: did you hear any more bad noises. >> yes. >>reporter: teacher calm matched by a storm of police activity. word of 2 shatters spark searches of the surrounding area. children are rushed out of the school single file hand in hand eyes squeezed shut. >> we got in a line and we had to close our eyes. >> how did you find your way without your eyes closed. >> we all put our hands on other people shoulder and then our teacher hold the first person hand and she led us out. >> indicate okay. complete chaos nobody knew where anybody was. 0mob scene of children and police
Dec 15, 2012 9:00pm PST
sandy hook elementary. in san francisco city sper organized a vigil. it was the corner of silver avenue and mission street. speakers talked about workers together to bring about peace and addressing the issue with people with w mental health needs. a previously scheduled gun buy-back program, hundreds of guns were bought by oakland and san francisco police. >> michelle who did not want to give her last name was more than 200 people willing to sell their guns to san francisco police many who waited in long line were brought here by the tragedy. mass murder of 20 children in connecticut. >> is that why you brought the gun? >> absolutely. i never thought about getting rid of them before. >> a vietnam vet and had he and his wife sobbed hearing the news. jan turning her gun in so it could never take a life. >> if this is something that might hurt somebody some day, i would feel terrible about that. >> the gun buy-back was funded by an anonymous donor. they in turn contacted the boys club here in san francisco. dr. joseph marshall turns show that community thinks something about gun violence.
Dec 16, 2012 9:00pm PST
on tiny sandy hook, connecticut. the town is now in shock, numb to the reality that he took so much, 27 people from one small place. >> i walks up and down you shiver. >> sadness. disbelief. >> at the entrance to the school, a sign that says visitors welcome, there stands 27 christmas trees for each victim. decorated for the upcoming holiday including stuffed manages for all those lost here. >> brought stuffed animals and she left them behind. >> why did you want to do that? there were many children to come to pay their respects like parents struggling to fully grasp what happened here. >> i feel really bad for those people. down the road local high school students and recent graduates have set up a table collected donations for the families of the victims, families where many of them know. >> you know, you don't speak about it and nod and you understand within that nod, you recognize that what you are going through the same thing and same pains. >> how does this community move on? >> i'm not sure that they can. this will be forever. i don't even have the words to explain it. >> tomorro
Dec 19, 2012 9:00pm PST
than 200 listened for the need of prayer and looking for answers. >> a wreath in memory of sandy hook elementary was hung and names read aloud. those i spoke with they don't know the victims but it made them feel spiritedly connected. they were here to heal. >> encouragement to the family of those that lost their loved ones. just to know that god is still the head of our lives and faith does help us to put through our faith and that is why we came today. ♪ ♪ >> students from the catholic school not much older than the victims themselves, sang silent night, hoping that the theme and words will do just that to a community still feeling pain. ♪ >> nick smith, "abc 7 news." >> sales of bulletproof backpacks and body armor for children are now said to be soaring following the connecticut massacre. backpacks are lined with koevlar material. one business tells mother jones.com they have tripled their sales. if the website has crashed moi7 times because there are so many interested people. >> with chilling detail an investigation points to systemic failures that led to the terrorist att